Bentley has launched the Bentayga luxury SUV in the Indian market at the price of INR 4.10 Crore ex-showroom. The Bentayga is the brand’s first car launched under the ‘Beyond 100’ business strategy for sustainable luxury mobility that was revealed in November 2020. The new Bentley Bentayga has built on the popularity of the original model of which the brand has sold more than 20,000 handcrafted units. For 2021, Bentley has pushed the envelope again by offering class apart exterior and interior features as well as a powerful V8 engine.
Powering the Bentley Bentayga is a 4.0-litre Twin-Turbo 32-valve V8-Cylinder petrol motor that produces 550 PS of power and 770 Nm of torque. The engine comes with an 8-speed automatic transmission as well as the ability to deactivate 4 out of the 8 cylinders under suitable conditions, which enable the car to return a fuel efficiency of 13.3-litre/100km. The powerful engine is also capable of propelling the large SUV to a top speed of 290 kmph and it can sprint from 0-100 kmph in just 4.5 seconds. The Bentley Bentayga also comes with Drive Dynamics Mode and optional All-Terrain Specification with eight modes – four Road biased and four for Off-Road.
Design & Styling
The 2021 Bentley Bentayga features intelligent LED matrix headlamp technology with cut crystal glassware, an aggressive and geometric front bumper, a new radiator grille with a chrome mesh, the windscreen wipers come with heated wet-arms with 22 washer jets in each arm, 22-inch alloy wheels, a new rear-end with a 20mm wide rear track, new capsule-shape LED tail lamps with animated turn indicators, split-oval quad exhaust pipes a new full-width tailgate and a tailgate-mounted spoiler.
On the inside, the Bentley Bentayga features all-new seats and trim, a completely redesigned centre fascia, a Bentley-first Dark tint diamond brushed aluminium finish, a new 10.9-inch touchscreen infotainment screen with increased connectivity features, Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto now as standard, expanded suite of My Bentley connected services using embedded SIM, larger Touch Screen Remote control tablet on the rear and a new Heads-Up Display (HUD). The SUV also gets a new steering wheel, a wing sculptured chrome-bezel central air-conditioning vent with an integrated Breitling clock.
During the first step of electrification, Bentley will offer the Bentayga in the plug-in hybrid variant. The Bentayga Hybrid will be Bentley’s most efficient model ever. Bentley will also be introducing the performance-focused Speed model with enhanced styling and a much powerful Bentley 6.0-litre W12 TSI engine.